10 Career Mistakes You Can Avoid

By ResumeKraft

There are many career mistakes that people can make. Here are the top 10 that you should avoid

It’s important to research a company and role before applying or accepting a job. This will help you to know if it’s the right fit for you.

1. Not doing your research

Get connected with people in your industry and build relationships. You never know when these connections will come in handy.

2. Not networking

Don’t wait for things to happen, make them happen. Show your boss that you’re ambitious and take on new projects.

3. Not being proactive

Find something you’re passionate about and become an expert in that area. This will make you more valuable to your company.

4. Not developing a niche

The world is constantly changing and you need to change with it. Keep your skills up-to-date by taking courses and reading industry news.

5. Not continuously learning

Be open to feedback and willing to change. This will show your boss that you’re committed to improving.

6. Not being coachable

Sometimes you need to take risks to get ahead. If you’re too afraid to take risks, you may miss out on opportunities.

7. Not taking risks

Stand up for yourself and what you believe in. Don’t be afraid to speak your mind.

8. Not being assertive

Know your limits and don’t over-commit yourself. This will help you to avoid burnout.

9. Not setting boundaries

It’s important to have a plan for your career. This will help you to set goals and stay on track.

10. Not having a plan

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